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Packaging Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Tamper-Evident Packaging keeps cakes and pies safe and fresh.

February 24, 2015

Available in 2-piece and hinged varieties for food packaging industry, Simply Secure clear plastic pie and cake containers have built-in freshness seal and tabs that snap into place. Perforated tabs must be torn off to open package, facilitating identification of previously opened container. While pie containers hold 8 in. dia pies with varying dome heights to accommodate fruit, cream, and meringue types, cake containers fit 7 in. cakes and come in single- and double-layer height options.
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Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Configurable Roll Stand facilitates future expansion.

February 19, 2015

With G-Series® Configurable Model GCH661824, downstream configuration changes are possible for inline thermoforming and roll stock applications. Configurable frame allows other downstream modules to be added without cutting, welding, or machining. Length of module can be adjusted, increasing or decreasing distance between main roll stack and pull roll. Other features include linear bearing system positioning, ratcheting vertical nip height adjustment, and mechanical roll lock-out. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean

C1S Paper offers labeling solution for cans and bottles.

February 18, 2015

Available in 55 lb and 60 lb basis weights, LusterCote™ C1S Paper is made with nearly 80% renewable energy. Coated one side paper offers optimized runnability, stiffness, and print performance. Product performs with both hot melt and wet adhesives in wide variety of converting applications. In addition to label market, LusterCote is suitable for applications such as base sheet for metalizing, litho laminating, posters, and book dust jackets. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Tube Heat Sealer reduces freeze-thaw cycles, sample degradation.

February 17, 2015

Designed to process 0.3 and 0.9 ml, 96-well REMP tubes, CSP8 heat sealer permits simultaneous sealing of 8 REMP tubes and thereby avoids need to seal entire 96-tube rack. Integrated technology ensures production of tightly welded, pierceable seals, and REMP tubes' small volumes allow for multiple aliquots of individual samples – avoiding freeze-thaw cycles. Also, size of instrument's polyurethane seals maximizes storage density. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Packaging Equipment, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Peelable Heat Shrink aids medical catheter manufacturing.

February 17, 2015

Enabling medical catheter manufacturers method to increase yield, safety, and efficiency while reducing scrap, Class VI-approved FluoroPEELZ™ facilitates and accelerates removal of recovered heat shrink from outer shaft by requiring one linear tear. Optical clarity lets operators visually inspect construction during reflow process, and product produces smooth, void-free exterior finish once removed. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Mason Jar Lids allow content pouring and prevent spills.

February 16, 2015

Available in various colors, including, blue, natural, pink, red, black, and silver, reCAP fits atop regular mouth mason jars. Regular and widemouth versions, made from BPA-free, recyclable plastic, turn mason jars into dispensers for mixes/concentrates, travel mug, fermenting container, and more. Without removing this spillproof lid, user can shake and pour directly from mason jar. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Portable Bulk Bag Discharging System is designed for talc.

February 16, 2015

Custom-designed Material MASTER™ provides sealed discharge of talc into existing process. Flo-Master™ bulk bag massaging system promotes material flow, while Flo-Lock™ gate halts material flow for partial bag discharge. Unit also includes loss-in-weight scale system with digital weight indicator. With gull wing doors and Sure-Seal™ discharge spout sealing system, Seal-Master™ bag spout access chamber ensures dust-tight material discharge. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Tamper-Evident Tubes offer capacity from 40-250 mL.

February 11, 2015

Available in 35, 45, and 50 mm diameters, Tamper-Evident Tubes include oriented tear-off strip cap for brands that require optimal security. Tear strip, once removed, provides practical lip to open cap. Brands can benefit from full sleeve printing or labeling and can provide consumers with sight-glass window to show when product is nearly empty. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Shrink Sleeve Applicator processes 400 units per minute.

February 6, 2015

Featuring servo-controlled, mandrel-style design, Lanzara is based on Schneider Electric's PacDrive™ 3 automation platform, which integrates discrete, motion, and IT functionality, and updates I/O motion blocks at 1 ms each. Smart Speed Control automatically increases or decreases sleeving rate, matching upstream and downstream line speed. Smart Cutting System minimizes blade changeovers, while Smart Film Feed System simplifies film threading and optimizes control of film web. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Protective Packaging Films suit high-pressure applications.

January 30, 2015

Designed for inflatable cushioning applications, Hybrid Cushioning Films are suited for products that require long shipping or storage cycles. HC Performance version protects lighter weight products, while HC Performance Plus version, offering high air retention properties, is designed for heavy items. Both surpass ASTM standards D2221 and D6653 for creep and altitude, respectively. With multiple square air chambers, hybrid cushioning pattern offers clear, transparent look. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Push-Through Blister Lidding with AOF is child-resistant.

January 26, 2015

Complementing pharmaceutical packaging products, blister lidding with Amcor Opening Feature (AOF) promotes accessibility to blister contents via targeted, push-through motion while maintaining senior friendliness, child resistance, and sustainability. Latter is promoted by allowing use of 2-ply structure, while package size and weight are reduced since peel tabs are not required. Design also maintains product stability without any compromise to barrier layer or seal integrity of package. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Adhesives & Sealants

Conditioned Attic System promotes comfortable, efficient homes.

January 22, 2015

Approved for use in climate zones 2B and 3B, PROPink® High Performance Conditioned Attic System delivers air, thermal, and moisture in unvented attics where air handling HVAC unit is placed. System components include PROPINK ONE® All Purpose Foam Sealant applied to eaves, framing gaps, and sheathing joints; blown-in PROPINK® EcoTouch® Loosefill Insulation; and netted fabric that creates near-uniform application. Available thermal resistances are R-22, R-30, R-38, and R-49. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Packaging Equipment

Enclosure Hole Plugs offer tool-free, single-person installation.

December 23, 2014

Assembled without any tools, AMHS series plugs existing, unwanted holes in fiberglass and steel electrical enclosures. Elements of construction include low-profile interior nut and exterior plug, and products come in standard hole sizes for pilot lights, pushbuttons, and conduit fittings. Suited for chemical, water, and food industries, these enclosure hole plugs are designed for simple installation in large enclosures that can be completed by one person. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Packaging Equipment, Non-Industrial Products

Tray Cover provides infection control environment.

December 17, 2014

Compatible with company's Size B Flat and Size B Divided dental trays, DUX Dental Tray Cover with Secure Seal allows dental professionals to cover instruments when moving them to sterilization area, helping to create safe environment for practitioners and patients. Cover is transparent and will stay sealed if tray is accidentally dropped. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

PP Clarifying Additive promotes thermoformed package aesthetics.

December 16, 2014

Millad® NX™ 8000 enhances polypropylene (PP) with clarity and bright appearance to convey quality and increase shelf appeal. Also, PP materials clarified with this fourth-generation clarifying agent exhibit increased sustainability. Product can be used in diverse processing methods, including injection molding, blow molding, and thermoforming, and is available in masterbatch and powder forms. Use of clarified PP for food trays and container bases enhances compatibility with PP films. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Folder-Gluer offer diverse configuration possibilities.

December 9, 2014

Able to fold and glue substrates from N-flute to A-flute, including double wall and litho-laminates, EXPERTFOLD 145/165 feature creasing units at entry and handle 296 x 60 mm to 1,700 x 1,100 mm blanks up to 25 mm thick when folded. ACCUFEED blank alignment ensures precise folding; pre-breaker promotes optimal performance on machine-erect lines; and folding process, aided by extended folding section, minimizes fishtailing and gap while promoting smoother folding. Running speed is 250 m/min. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Packaging Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

RJ45 Plugs target patch cables in data center applications.

December 2, 2014

Engineered to support Gigabit Ethernet, small diameter Category 6 RJ45 Plugs are 8-position, 8-wire modular plugs that terminate most 4-pair, AWG 28 and AWG 30, 100 Ω stranded and solid unshielded twisted pair cable. Parts accommodate cable diameters up to 0.160 in. and copper conductors with overall insulated conductor diameters of 0.025–0.030 in. Voltage rating is 150 Vac and current rating is 1.5 A at 25°C. Manufactured of UL94-V0 polycarbonate, plugs feature 50 µin. gold-plated contacts. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Carton Erector and Closer handles 30 cartons per minute.

November 26, 2014

Using vacuum arm, Model VC 30 picks auto-bottom type display and shelf cartons from 1 m carton magazine, erects carton, and conveys it to optional TaskMate® Robotic Loading System. Cartons then convey to closer or may also be manually closed. Optional TaskMate® System integrates FANUC multi-axis robot with ESS-designed custom EOAT to collate products and load them into erected carton. To allow serialization, VC 30 integrates with track and trace systems from OEM suppliers. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Hot-Fill PET Containers accept metal lug closures.

November 25, 2014

Targeting food packaging industry, A-PEX63TM system comprises 24 oz, 51 g, shatter-proof, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers that allow fitment of metal lug closures. Design ensures sealing integrity is maintained and meets industry average for removal torque. Along with 63 mm finish, packages feature functional pop (audible) tamper-evident indicator button on closure and are hot fillable up to 205°F. Powerflex™ vacuum absorbing base is available. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Packaging Equipment

Flexible Tubes feature metal look. .

November 25, 2014

Available in variety of sizes, Flexible Tubes have full-length wrap-around labels that provide clean, metallized look, suitable for numerous decoration options. Tubes have additional benefit of being able to remain dent-free and return to their natural shape during use. Read More